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YOUR GUIDE TO CREATING A BACKYARD HOLIDAY DESTINATION



Looking to create a retreat themed landscape design perfect for entertaining?


STEP 1. STYLE & DESIGN PLANNING

  • Decide on a theme. Bali, Mediterranean, Hamptons or any other style design which captivates the essence of your "tranquil place".

  • To maximise your outdoor entertaining throughout the year, consider retractable awnings and blinds, as well as heating and cooling inclusions.

  • Consider bi-folds to increase your entertaining space.

  • Once you've structured the main layout - decide on personalised finishes such as colours, patterns and textures.

  • Is there an option for vertical design to save space?

  • Consider storage options

  • Select fabrics which will stand both heat and wet weather.

  • To spend more time enjoying your backyard, opt for low maintenance inclusions.

STEP 2. MEASURE YOUR AVAILABLE SPACE

- START BY GATHERING YOUR MEASURING TOOLS

  • Pencil

  • Plain paper

  • Graph paper

  • Ruler

  • Carpenter’s square

  • Compass

  • Measuring tape

  • A friend or family member to help measure

- START SKETCHING & MEASURING

  • Draw a plan of your backyard including boundary, all existing structures (include trees)

- OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS

  • Underground utilities

  • Where new utilities are required


STEP 3. LIST OF FEATURE INCLUSIONS

  • Hammock, bar, wood fire pizza oven, pool, lighting, cabana, water feature, garden design, fire pit, fish pond, gazebo, pergola.


STEP 4. START DRAFTING YOUR DESIGN

There are many drafting options for your design planning including:

  • Traditional pencil and pad

  • Landscape app

  • A vision board is great for colour, design and style inclusions

STEP 5. OBTAIN PERMITS

  • Confirm the structural planning & development applications required.

STEP 6. OBTAIN QUOTES & START A BUDGET PLAN

STEP 7. PROJECT SCHEDULE & PLANNING

  • This will assist you in managing project steps and timing. List all contractors including excavation, electrical, concreting and building.

  • Prioritise in the appropriate order

  • List start date and estimated finish date

  • You can also include any other factors such as costs, items you need to purchase at this stage, estimated completion date.


Contact PIERCRETE GROUP for all your concrete needs. Our highly professional and experienced tradesmen are fully licensed and insured.


KEY BENEFITS OF CONCRETE

1. Unparalleled strength, durability, longevity and resilience

2. Versatility – it can be designed into any shape, colour or pattern imaginable

3. Excellent vibration and sound insulating

4. Low maintenance costs

5. Long lasting


For quote requests and enquiries E: admin@piercretegroup.com.au



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